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Medicine, like any discipline, requires not only the acquisition of knowledge but also its retention for future reference and for use by others that follow. What better way to learn about the human body than by dissecting a human body? By the 16th century dissection of the human body became commonplace and “art joined medicine”1 as a means of recording information. …